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managers may add or edit trail information. Contact Beneficial Designs.
The greatest barrier to outdoor, natural environments is not a lack of access
but rather a lack of accurate, objective information. Beneficial Designs, a rehabilitation engineering
firm in Nevada, developed the Universal Trail Assessment
Process to provide trail users with accurate access information about
recreation trails. Trail
Access Information (TAI) benefits all trail users,
particularly those with specific access needs, such as people with
disabilities, older adults, parents with young children and novice trail
The Trail Explorer website is the only source for Trail
Access Information (TAI) about trails on public lands. This website enables trails
users to make more informed decisions about which public lands to visit and
which trails best meet their interests and abilities.
The Universal Trail Assessment Process was developed in conjunction with American Trails, the only national trails advocacy organization working for the
common interests of all trail users, and Federal, state and local trail
This project was funded through the support of the US Department of Education Small
Business Innovation Research Grants (SBIR #RW97076011 and SBIR